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are ila labor jobs. those union long shore men could walk off the job sunday morn figure a new contract isn't settled. unions say it'll shut down the two largest terminals at the port where cars, farm equipment and cargo containers delivered. the port administration hopes a work stop age can be avoided. >> we are again hopeful that there will be an agreement before the deadline. we are going forward with our plans to accommodate if that agreement isn't met. >> reporter: the port administration is working on a back up plan. part of it would open two terminals only open during the week to business on the weekends. >> we want to make sure we can get as much cargo moving as possible leading up to the work stop age. . >> reporter: as issue are the usual wages and health care but one major sticking point is container rayalties. they were put in place in the 60s. both sides are supposed to meet saturday to resolve the issues. >> work interruptions happen nobody wins. >> reporter: that therewas an eight day work stop age over similar issues. that brings a hard reality to the port here in bal
the connecticut police union is giving those for those officers needing time off due to the trama from the tragedy. >>> also ahead, they captivate audience was their dribbling and all of their magic on the court. we will tell you about catching the legendary harlem globetrotters coming up. with my keurig vue brewer, i can brew my coffee just the way i love it. how do you do that? inside the brewer, there's this train that makes coffee stronger, bigger, and hotter! actually, i just press this button. brew what you love with the keurig vue. >>> connecticut police union right now is fighting for help. >> first responders at the sandy hook elementary school shooting could have long lasting trauma from what they saw inside. we have more on story. >> reporter: one can imagine the terror felt by first responders as they ran into sandy hook elementary on december 14th. and the carnage they saw even more disturbing. >> i think they are very resilient and they are doing the best they can. >> reporter: but eric brown a lawyer says the best may not be good enough. >> the thing about the traumas that we read a
of the biggest maker of the assault rifles. what prompted the move, the union said that it was investigating its deal with cerbus. >> people are passionate about this issue. >> reporter: people see it as a step, making assault rifles taboo. >> at the end of the day, it's not the dollar that counts. but the sense. the sense of what they are going with their money. the sense of the weapons we are selling to the general bub lick. >> reporter: but in the wake of the shoots, sales of assault weapons have jumped. the largest makers and seles of assault rifles. i'm calling to see if bass pro shops -- >> i want to know in cabela's. >> six mikers, none has followed california's lead. dick's sporting goods says it's going to remove some rifles for the time being. only walmart got back to us saying no assault rifles will come off the shelf but they have removed an ad out of respect for the town of newtown. the ad was for an assault rifle used in the massacre. we are are going to keep coming back to companies. and everybody says they want to make a difference to see kbha they actually intoend do. >> as we k
to push right to work measures through the legislature. hundred of union supporters protested. some who tried storming the senate chamber, were pepper sprayed. the legislation bans unions from requiring nonunion employees to pay fees. supporters say the move will add jobs, opponents though say it weakens unions, and harms workers. >>> and speak of labor issue, it ain't looking good for a dl ealo end the nhl lockout. the players union chief held two news conferences last night first to say there was progress in major issue. in the second, hejected everyth union offered. there is no drop dead date to start the season. but time clearly seems to be running short. fiscal cliff, no hockey. what is wrong? come on, america. >> america. like $1 billion apart. >> wow. >> sad. much different labor issue cropped up outside a wal-mart in kansas city. mom to be, get it, labor. started feeling woozie while in the checkout line. she stepped outside for fresh air. that is when her water broke. >> oh, and game on after that. >> fortunately, off duty police officer, matt fell temperatuphe personal superhe
is, and who knows what can happen? >> who would do that? >>> well, union dock workers who keep all the cargo working in those busy sea ports are threatening to go on strike. a walkout could close ports from houston to boston. it would cripple shipping operations, and of course, impact the economy as early as next week. the union has been work without a contract since september and as many as 14,000 workers could hit the picket line starting this sunday. >>> big retailers have agreed to recall baby recliners which have a deadly defect. 150,000 nap nanny infant recliners are being blamed for at least five deaths and dozens of reports of babies falling, as well. the recliners have been on sale for about four years, and retailers agreed to this recall after the manufacturer went out of business. parents should return it for a refund. >>> a florida dad is angry after the christmas present he bought at a pawnshop for his teenage daughter had some x-rated extras. turns out the tablet george sanchez purchased was loaded with hard core porn. computer experted tried to delete them but unable
. over 60,000 of them have happened since the fall of the soviet union but recently very have become a political football. officials point to the cases of 19 children who have died after being adopted by americans. the issue caught fire in 2010 when this boy was put on a plane alone by his adopted mother. the majority of russians support the ban but it's also sparked outrage among many who say this is playing politics with children. the griffins meanwhile are holding out for a miracle. >> you hope that it's not a door shut but just -- that it's just a hurdle, a delay, we simply don't know. >> reporter: abc news. >> and now, maryland's most accurate forecast. >> take a look at it. sunset comes early these days no question. current conditions now at the airport 37 degrees. winds are west at 16, been a gusty day with high wind advisories across the area. we continue to see the wind concerns out there though the wind advisory is now -- we are now below that. take a look at the day. tough to find much sun. cloudy for the most part. warm enough to melt off a lot of the leftover slush t
and others say it's personal. since the fall of the soviet union americans adopted more than 60,000 russian children. kayla anderson is one and is now 21 and she was the first baby adopted from moscow ever done by an american family. her biological mother gave her up when she was 21 days old and she came to america in 1992 and says that was a bels -- blessing and has her health a good education and a loving family. >> makes me feel good i have a family here versus if i were there i would be in an orphanage. >> so many loving families that can afor the experience and bring these babies home and give them a lifestyle they wouldn't have if they stayed in the country. >> kayl and her mother aredevastated to learn americanscan no longer adopt russian children. it will happen within the past half-hour slad mir putin made it a a law. >>> the surprise a come got when she pulled up to her house. why this display is one she will never forget. >>> this time of year plenty of people have their yards decked out with holiday lights. >> but there was special arrangement you have to see because this caught
into the afternoon. showers. 36 degrees now in union bridge and 33 and this is what you can expect throughout the day. temperatures are still coming in around 46 degrees. >> i see you did not forget your purple. best of luck to the ravens as they take on the redskins. hopefully they win. >>> traveling on 895 good news a crash has cleared from the southbound lanes. a look at the tunnel. and everything is moving along. it will take you the normal 8 minutes to travel northbound from the beltway. all the way up to towson and over on the west side eight to travel the outer loop. that's a look at the time saver traffic. over to you. >>> and a reminder of people across the country. everyone saw it showing just how mean the streets can be a tourist beaten and robbed and stripped. it was right in front of the courthouse and the thing was caught on video. and we have the story. and what is happening today with this? and she will be here for the sentencing. this where she was involved in the crime. and it took place in front on st. patrick's day. it was videotaped. baldwin and others beat up a tourist. one is b
. >>> back to the bargaining table today for represents of the nhl and the players' union. it's the first time in weeks that the sides are meeting fais to fais to end the ongoing lockout. the nhl offered a new proposal last thursday. >>> the nfl's second season is upon us. 12 teams still alive. 20 teams going home. sunday's highlights now from espn. >> cassidy hubbarth here with your "sportscenter" update. adrian peterson, 208 yards away from the single-season rushing record in the first quarter. the vikings up ten. the vikings near field goal range. he needs 35 yards to get the record. he was just 26 yards. not enough time for another snap. he finished eight yards shy of the record. but the vikings in field goal range. blair walsh for the win. and the vikings win it, 37-34, they're headed to the playoffs. they snap the five-game losing streak to the packers. >>> what about the battle for the nfc east? the redskins and cow boys. the skins trying to get in the playoffs for the first time since 2007. 200 yards rushing for albert morris. robert griffin iii, fakes handoff, keeps it himself. s
. >> reporter: americans have adopted over 60,000 russian children since the fall of the soviet union. but russian officials have pointed to the cases of 19 children who died after being adopted by americans. and in 2010, russia erupted in fury after a 7-year-old boy named artem was sent back to russia alone by his american adoptive mother, carrying a note saying he'd become too difficult to handle. but children's rights advocates say this new ban is playing politics with the lives of children. now, with no way of contacting her, she wishes she could send her daughter a simple message. >> i would tell her that we love her and to be strong and that we're going to do everything we can to come back and get her. >> reporter: but at the end of their last visit, it was paulina trying to comfort her mother. >> i was crying and telling her good-bye and she said, don't cry, mommy, be strong. >> reporter: and david, this is a scene that's playing out in literally hundreds of moments across america tonight. families that thought they would be welcoming home a child but are now wondering if they
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is at about 100%. 100% goes into union bridge with the temperature at 46 degrees dew point coming in at 46 degrees as well. and that means that the air is saturated this morning. maryland's most powerful radar is dry right now for the most part. but as we go through the afternoon, the later morning hours there is a chance for another shower to work the way in here. but we will get gradual clearing going throughout the day as well. we will start out with the fog this morning and we will turn mostly cloudy to partly cloudy as we go throughout the day and the temperatures will be in the mid to upper 50s and we will be mostly clear skies as we head later into the evening. megan and charley over to you. >>> the tragedy in newtown connecticut has renewed the debate over gun control in the u.s. >> linda so is standing by with calls for change and something that's happening in washington, d.c. what's happening today. >> reporter: there's a newly formed grass roots organization that's called newtown united. they will send people to dc today. they are calling for better gun control to prevent a simi
that we're talking about this morning. frederick coming in at 31 degrees, pilesville 28. and union bridge at 29-degrees this morning. that cold front moved through. and those winds have turned around to the north and west. and they are pretty much lighter than what they were yesterday. we're looking good in york, only 3-mile wind in baltimore. easton more of the same and this will continue through the day. let's get a check now of the abc2 timesaver traffic with lauren cook. good morning. >>> good morning lynette. well we are certainly off to a cold start but fortunately no delays on the jfx. it will be nice and clear heading into the city. 695 going to be in great shape. no problems to report on the west side. and here's what 95 looks like just north of 195. everything moving right along. no problems getting down to d.c. this morning. and it will remain nice and clear as you make the push up to the tunnels. that's a look at your abc2 timesaver traffic. megan and charlie, over to you. >>> the streets of baltimore are about to get a bit bright effort for the holidays. >> we have details on
unionization rate, the fifth highest unemployment rate in the country may become the 23rd right to work state. my suggestion, matt, wall street, main street, and all the rest, i i'll know that the republican party is on the way back from breaking up the biggest banks. >> absolutely. i don't know whether the gop sold to wall street or vice versa in this last election. clearly, wall street tends to be relatively democratic in the past. now it's that close to the republican party right now. >>> meanwhile, we got front page of "new york times" this morning, look at it right here, hillary clinton, 2016, all of her choices hinge on that. we did a poll at abc news, 57% of the country right now would support hillary clinton for president. james carville, you worked closely with her for many years, no one knows what she's going to do, the point is, every decision she makes now, she has to look through the prism of that bigger decision. >> since 1974, sitting here, republicans have craved order. we have been people fell in love we're looking for the next argument. this is entirely different. every demo
humphries. >> mr. and mrs. kris humphries. >> reporter: that union went down in flames 72 days after they spectacular wedding. tmz reports kim was trying tears of joy when kanye made the announcement last night. he famously congratulated his friend, jay zee, when beyonce showed off her baby bump at the vid know music awards, it's now his turn to be a proud papa. is it too early to start speculating on baby names? >> yes, yes. >> you think? really? i mean, we're talking about this for months. brace yourselves. >> thank you. >> the kardashians are known for their "k" names. kanye, kim. expect another one? >>> you ever want to feel like a hot "a" list celebrity out on the town? imagine this. you can rent an entourage, including paparazzi who will hang on your every word and scream your name wherever you go. nick watt tried it out. >> reporter: that's what i thought l.a. was all about. it's why i moved here. but this is my reality. i wanted an entourage. >> it must be emasculating. >> reporter: i got this. but help is at hand. >> i run a rent a crowd service. >> reporter: some tourists p
children. some 60,000 of them have been given homes by americans since the fall of the soviet union. there's nearly 52 children in the process of being adopted by american families right now. in some cases, families who have been waiting years to complete the adoption process. this new law will block those kids from leaving russia. meaning, they will not be coming to the u.s. and given a new home. and so far, the u.s. has not responded. josh? >> thank you. amy? >> heartbreaking story, josh. >>> we have breaking weather news, though. much of the country under a blanket of snow. and sam's telling us, there's more snow on the way. >> watching this storm develop this morning, amy. good morning, everybody. 64% of the country now has the white stuff on the ground. let's look at pictures out of maine, and the storm exiting that area. caused gusting winds up and down maine. killington, vermont, coming in with 18 inches of snow. some places in vermont with 27 inches of snow. as we said, the gusty winds part of the storm that exits. look at the new storm. it's two lows moving through the middle of t
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